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Experts on call: How to survive and thrive after a medical emergency
April 22, 2021 - Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in the emergency department (ED)? At The Ottawa Hospital, research plays a huge role in both enhancing patient care and making the ED more efficient.
How likely are you to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest? Newly identified risk factors can help with difficult decisions
December 4, 2019 - A paper published in the BMJ is the first to identify risk factors that affect patient survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest. This new information can help patients, families and care providers decide on their care goals upon admission to hospita
Not sure if you can give good CPR? New data shows you probably can
August 7, 2018 - Bystanders who come to the aid of someone whose heart has stopped are performing high-quality CPR that consistently meets the latest guidelines, according to a study led by Drs. Shannon Fernando, Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell. Fifteen percen
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